All posts by: Sian Stringer

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Antibiotics. They’ve been our go-to for treating (and sometimes preventing) bacterial infections ever since Alexander Fleming found mould keeping bacteria in check in his petri dishes almost a century ago and figured it was worth investigating. But bacteria are shrewd. They were among the first life forms to inhabit Earth, and the fact they’re still […]

Our 2019 e-Health Colloquium in Brisbane once again featured leaders in digital health from around the world. Check out this video for some of the day’s highlights. The digital health innovations we are striving to deliver around the world are not for the sake of moving technology forward – they’re for the advancement of healthcare. […]

The Challenge: Implementing clinical terminologies is difficult and costly The National Clinical Terminology Service, a collaboration between CSIRO and the Australian Digital Health Agency, is enabling Australia’s digital health initiatives to use the same “language” to capture clinical information in Australia’s electronic health records. Powerful clinical terminologies such as SNOMED CT are complex in nature, […]

The Challenge: Identifying at-risk patients for the Australian Government’s Health Care Homes trial The Australian Government’s stage one trial of Health Care Homes, which started in October 2017, aims to provide better coordinated care for people with chronic and complex health conditions and their families and caregivers. By enrolling with a participating GP clinic or […]

The Challenge: Helping patients, clinicians and hospitals manage dialysis With about one in 10 Australians suffering from chronic kidney disease, hospitals see almost 1.4 million dialysis visits a year. Peritoneal dialysis, which involves treating abdominal fluid rather than blood, is a flexible home-based therapy and is cheaper than hospital-based dialysis. It enables people to have […]

The Challenge: Helping pregnant women and clinicians manage gestational diabetes About one in 10 pregnant women in Australia will be diagnosed with gestational diabetes, a condition linked with increased risk of complications to the mother and baby in pregnancy and birth. Because of the complexities of pregnancy and diabetes, women with the condition are supported by […]

David Hansen and the AEHRC recently held their annual e-Health Colloquium in Brisbane – a gathering of some of the greatest minds focussed on using technology to solve Australia’s biggest health challenges. It was a resounding success, attracting more than 300 e-health aficionados. Check out this video for some of the day’s highlights. Can you […]

Designed and developed to support internal research efforts, provide a viable and robust environment for clinical applications.           Introduction The MILXView platform was developed by the Biomedical Imaging team at the Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) and we acknowledge all staff, past and present, that have contributed to its development. The […]

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